Lunch links: Mizzou and Texas recruiting
November, 18, 2011
By ESPN.com staff | ESPN.com
Who cares about letters? The only good font is the Sopranos' one, where the "r" is a pistol.
- After Joe Paterno's firing, Bill Snyder should be college football's new poster boy, writes Kirk Bohls of the Austin American-Statesman.
- Harry Plumer of the Columbia Missourian traces Missouri's recent recruiting roots in Texas and explains the importance and birth of Mizzou's rise.
- Berry Tramel of the Oklahoman offers some perspective on the tragedy in Stillwater today.
- Kate Hairopoulos of the Dallas Morning News unearthed e-mails that shed light onto Texas A&M's Big 12 discontent and decision to leave.
- Kansas State is launching a Web campaign in support of quarterback Collin Klein. I can only assume that Klein designed and wrote the copy and code for the entire site. He does about everything else at K-State. Yours truly and the Honey Badger get a shoutout on the site.
- Eyebrow-raising comments from A&M running back Christine Michael's younger brother, a top-flight recruit.
- Missouri students weighed in on Gary Pinkel's arrest with the Columbia Missourian.
- Thursday was a defining moment in Mike Alden's career as he served Pinkel a difficult reminder, writes Bryan Burwell of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.
- Pinkel's mistake means a painful Senior Day for the Tigers' 26 seniors, too.
- Colleague Ivan Maisel says Missouri handled the Pinkel arrest swiftly and well.
- Andrew Logue of the Des Moines Register puts into context the history that Iowa State could make against Oklahoma State tonight.
- How did Oklahoma State tame its wild road schedule? Gina Mizell of the Oklahoman takes you back.
- Mike Baldwin introduces you to Oklahoma's do-it-all freshman, Trey Millard.
- Is Jordan Webb the man for the future at Kansas? J. Brady McCollough asks around. Here's the episode of the team's reality show, "The Gridiron" covering last week's game.
- Try to contain your surprise, but poor Texas Tech has even more injuries.
- John Maher of the Austin American-Statesman takes you back to the time TCU cost Texas a national title.